COVID-19 positivity rates still dipping
February 4, 2021
COVID-19 positivity rates decreased in O'Brien and Clay counties over the past week.
As of Wednesday morning, O'Brien County's 14-day positivity rate was 6 percent, down from 8.6 percent a week ago. Clay County's was down to 9.4 percent from 12.2 percent over the same time period. The statewide positivity rate was down from 10.4 percent to 9.4 percent.
Coronavirus-related deaths were up three apiece in O'Brien and Clay counties to 58 and 24, respectively. There have been 4,919 COVID-19 deaths statewide, up from 4,492 last week.
Confirmed infections since the pandemic began tallied 1,731 in...